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It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?

It's All About the Money: Cash or Accrual Accounting?

Both methods have advantages and drawbacks, and could determine how you file your taxes.
Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Determining When You Should Hire a Full-Time Accountant

Often entrepreneurs don't have the core competencies to understand accounting, which could result in a startup failing. Here is how an entrepreneur should approach hiring an accountant or outsourcing her financial tasks to ensure success.
In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada

In $11 Billion Deal, Burger King Scoops Up Tim Hortons and Heads to Canada

It's official: Burger King is buying coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons for approximately $11 billion, with financing help from Warren Buffet.
Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada

Burger King in Talks to Buy Tim Hortons, Move to Canada

Burger King and Tim Hortons announced on Monday that they are discussion a merger, with Burger King corporate potentially moving to Canada.
New Delaware Law Determines Where Your Digital Assets Live After You Die

New Delaware Law Determines Where Your Digital Assets Live After You Die

The law grants executors precisely the same access to digital information as they would possess for comparable physical documents.
3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business

5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business

We're more than half way through 2014: Where does your business stand in terms of taxes?
Have Fun, Eat Well and Deduct it From Your Taxes

Have Fun, Eat Well and Deduct it From Your Taxes

Meals and entertainment expenses can save on your taxes but you need to see it the way the IRS sees it.
How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

How Would You Handle These 7 Situations? Would You Pass the 'Diaper Test'?

There are many moral and ethical questions business owners face on a regular basis. Is there a right way to do things?
When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

When Will Washington Start Unleashing the Power of Entrepreneurs?

The latest GDP figures prove that the policies of the last six years are targeting the wrong culprits.
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

Employee or Contractor? Here’s a Cheat Sheet on Classification. (Infographic)

If you inadvertently classify an employee as a contractor in the hopes of saving money, you may be putting your business in serious danger.
Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Why You Should Integrate a Family Trust with Your Business

Utilizing a Revocable Living Trust can be an affordable way to ensure your business passes effectively to your family or loved ones upon your death.
What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

What Your CPA Isn't Telling You

At Entrepreneur magazine's Growth Conference this year, CPA and attorney Mark Kohler explained to an audience of entrepreneurs the importance of finding the right accountant for your business.
4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

Franchisees: How Well Do You Know Your State's Tax Code?

If take-and-back pizza franchisees don't know their state's sales tax and food stamps laws, they can lose big.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.
States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)

States With the Lowest Corporate Income Tax Rates (Infographic)

The nation's most tax-friendly states for business owners include Nevada, South Dakota and Wyoming.
Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk

Ignore that Accounting Problem -- At Your Own Risk

If you discovered an issue, don't let it fester like an open wound, take care of it as soon as possible.
Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

The London-based Centre for Policy Studies took a look at so-called 'SuperEntrepreneurs' and the government and policy infrastructures that best support them.
What I Learned From a Two-Year IRS Audit

What I Learned From a Two-Year IRS Audit

These lessons learned can help you navigate the audit process.
Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

Is Your Company a Good Fit for an Employee Stock Ownership Plan?

This setup grants tax advantages while enabling workers to receive valuable stock in the firm when they retire.
8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

8 Steps to Take Before Opening the Doors of Your Nonprofit

Before you can start the hard word of raising money for your mission, there are a few things you need to put in place to help guarantee your nonprofit's success.
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